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Foreign Partner Marriage Procedure in Malaysia & My Honeymoon

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Where did you go on your honeymoon? Well, for us, we went to Langkawi, Pulau Payar, Koh Lipe, Hatyai, Ho Chi Minh and also Phu Quoc Island. If I were to write it all in one post, it would be way too long, so I decided to make it into four parts. But before I start with the first part, I'll let you know the process of getting married to a foreigner here in Malaysia based on our experience.

The Sacred City

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Planning to go local on this trip to Ayutthaya, we bought ourselves a 3rd class coach seating on an ordinary train. Selling at only 15Baht per person, we get to sit where there's no air con but a fan. However, we were unlucky, to get a seat with a broken fan. Sweat trickled from every corner of my pores, and by the time we finally reached after about 2 hours journey, I was completely drenched. It was fun though, and you get yourself a free sauna too!

City of Angels

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I've always been interested in visiting Bangkok, so, when Mike asked me where I would like to go for my birthday, I suggested Bangkok. It didn't take long for him to approve my choice of place since Bangkok has always been his favourite city.  However, we didn't travel precisely on my birthday. Instead, we flew from Penang International Airport on the 19th. From Don Muang airport, we took a taxi to Pinnacle Lumpinee Park Hotel. The taxi charges were around 300baht including toll.

Day Out in Manchester

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Our trip this time was about to reach the end. With only two more days left In the UK, we went to Manchester city centre by Metro from Hollinwood to Market Street. While I was doing the shopping at Primark, Mike was waiting for me at The Shakespeare and had a few pints. Once I finished with my shopping, I joined him for a pint before we moved on to another bar walking past the beautiful Town Hall.

The Big Smoke

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London or also known as The Big Smoke is the largest city in the United Kingdom. There are so many things to do in this big city, but we only have two nights to spend here. Having said so, we need to manage our time wisely and pray that the weather would be alright.

Guten Tag

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Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany, but with only three nights to spend here, we definitely won't have enough time to explore the city. In this trip, Mike's parents travelling with us too making this trip merrier :) We reached Leonardo hotel at 6:30 pm after an hour forty minutes flying with Easyjet from Manchester. The hotel is located just 1.4km away from the airport, and it was perfect to spend a night there before moving to the other hotel at the city centre in the next morning.

Old Trafford Museum & Stadium Tour

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Where do Asian's United fans go when they travel to Manchester?
Well, they can either watch a match or go to the museum and stadium tour. I admit that I was not into football before I met Mike. But he has always been a United fan and therefore, he took me to the tour to educate me on the history and also explore the stadium.

The Ancient City

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We just arrived yesterday, and today we were already on the move to the ancient city, York! Our train seats from Manchester Picadilly station to York was booked online with First TransPennine Express @ £46 for two. Using the confirmation number given, we printed out the ticket at Picadilly kiosk machine. We left the station at 10:26 am, and reached at 11:40 am.

Journey to The West

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Our trip this time was planned three days before the departure date. The original plan was to travel to Vietnam and also Thailand. However, we have to change the destination due to the situation over the sea dispute between China and Vietnam were still ongoing and I was a bit worried to travel over there.

Searching for Food

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This post is all about our two days quick trip searching for foods in places that we stopped. The trip is from Penang to Langkawi and then to Satun Thailand. We bought our ferry ticket two days before the departure date from Super Fast Ferry Ventures. The cost for a round trip from Penang to Langkawi is RM140.00 per person.

Pearl of the Orient

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After 4 hours flying with Jetstar, we finally arrived in Hongkong. We took Metro train down to Hongkong station and then ride a taxi to Cosmo Hotel Wan Chai. The luck was still on our side because the hotel gave us a free upgrade to an Executive room for our three nights stay! Should I buy a lottery ticket? LOL.

City of Lion

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I've never been to Singapore before, so, when we found a suitable flight to Hong Kong departing from Singapore, we immediately booked it. It's like killing two birds with one stone or in my case is to kill two countries with one trip LOL.

The Island of 1K Mosques

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Early morning on boxing day, we took a bus to a terminal in Padang Bai Harbour or also known as Padang Bay. It's in the east of Bali about 56km away from Seminyak. We reached the pier around 9 am and waited for an hour before it's time to board the speedboat to Lombok.